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Donalsonville receives Rural Zone designation

October 30, 2020

Donalsonville News

The City of Donalsonville has been designated as a Rural Zone. This program is a collaboration between the Georgia Department of Community Affairs and the Georgia Department of Economic Development.

Georgia names 10 more towns as zones for downtown tax breaks

October 26, 2020

Access North Georgia

The department announced Wednesday that Colquitt, Donalsonville, Hawkinsville, Hiawassee, Leesburg, Moultrie, Stone Mountain, Thomson, West Point and Woodbury had been added to the list. That brings to 35 the number of communities so designated across the state.

City of Donalsonville awarded $300,000 CHIP Grant

October 22, 2020

Donalsonville News

The City of Donalsonville has been awarded a $300,000 Community HOME Investment Grant (CHIP) to make needed repairs to the homes of eligible low and moderate income homeowners living in a target area within Donalsonville’s city limits.

Downtown Development Authority awarded $99,999 Rural Development Grant

September 4, 2020

Donalsonville News

The Trump Administration on Tuesday announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is awarding the Donalsonville Downtown Development Authority (DDDA) $99,999 as one of the 16 grants, totaling $1,384,000 for rural business development and job creation in Georgia.

Census to stop counting on September 30 Get counted today at

August 6, 2020

Donalsonville News

The U.S. Census Bureau is ending all counting efforts for the 2020 census on Sept. 30, a month sooner than previously announced, the bureau’s director confirmed Monday in a statement. That includes critical door-knocking efforts and collecting responses online, over the phone and by mail.